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Our firm employs over 175 individuals in a variety of areas including accounting, computer information services, human resources, library science, marketing, office services, as well as paralegals and legal secretaries. We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit package.

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ACCOUNTING SUPPORT SPECIALIST

The Hartford Office of Shipman & Goodwin LLP, a law firm with more than 175 attorneys in CT, NY and D.C., is seeking an individual for the role of Accounting Support Specialist. General responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to: preparation and posting of client’s trust checks and bank deposits; initiation of outgoing wires; posting of incoming trust account wires; monthly internal reporting and account reconciliation; backup support for daily operating account bank deposit and accounts payable check processing.

The successful candidate must possess outstanding interpersonal skills, excellent verbal communication skills, and have strong customer service skills to interact with individuals at all levels both inside and outside of the firm. Must be a pro-active self-starter with emphasis on self-initiation and follow-through and be able to work independently as well as in a team environment. Accuracy, strong attention to detail, excellent organization skills and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment is also required. In addition, the Accounting Support Specialist must display excellent judgment, a commitment to confidentiality and discretion and must possess proficient computer software skills, including the MS Office Suite and have especially strong Excel skills. Experience using Aderant/CMS software is a plus.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years of related accounting experience in a law firm or professional services environment.

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE SPECIALIST

The Hartford Office of Shipman & Goodwin LLP, a law firm with more than 175 attorneys in CT, NY and D.C., is seeking an individual for the role of Accounts Payable Specialist. General responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to: preparing all aspects of employee and partner expense reimbursements including coding, auditing, processing and payment notification; reimbursing satellite office petty cash accounts; processing client cost recovery accounts; preparation of weekly time advisory report; processing and tracking invoices; and monthly procurement of employee transportation passes. In addition, the Accounts Payable Specialist will serve as back-up to general accounts payable functions, including processing daily checks and knowledge of vendors and monthly processes.

The successful candidate must possess outstanding interpersonal skills, excellent verbal communication skills, and have strong customer service skills to interact with individuals at all levels both inside and outside of the firm. Must be a pro-active self-starter with emphasis on self-initiation and follow-through and be able to work independently as well as in a team environment. Accuracy, strong attention to detail, excellent organization skills and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment is also required. In addition, the Accounts Payable Specialist must display excellent judgment, a commitment to confidentiality and discretion and must possess proficient computer software skills, including the MS Office Suite and have especially strong Excel skills. Experience using Aderant/CMS software is a plus.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years of accounts payable experience in a law firm or professional services environment. A degree in Accounting/Business is desired, but not required.

CORPORATE PARALEGAL

The Stamford Office of Shipman & Goodwin LLP, a law firm with more than 175 attorneys in CT, NY and D.C., has an opening for a Corporate Paralegal to assist the firm’s corporate and finance practices in the representation of individuals, small and large businesses, commercial banks and investment institutions in financing transactions and general business entity matters.  Responsibilities include: assisting in the formation and ongoing monitoring of corporations, LLCs and other business entities; preparing and filing formation and tax registration documents, foreign qualifications, amendments, mergers and dissolutions; maintaining stock transfer ledgers and minute books; coordinating filings and history searches with federal, state and local filing offices; preparing merger and financing documents; coordinating business, UCC and tax lien searches and filings for financings; and securities/blue sky research and filings.

The ideal candidates have a minimum of five years of paralegal experience in business law. Strong verbal and written communication skills along with excellent organizational skills are required. A Bachelor’s Degree and/or paralegal certificate is preferred.  Commercial and residential real estate experience is a plus.

ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE TRACKING & COLLECTIONS

Hartford Office of Shipman & Goodwin LLP, a law firm with more than 175 attorneys in CT, NY and D.C., is seeking an individual for the role of Accounts Receivable Tracking and Collections (ART&C). General responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to: monitoring, analyzing and collecting on delinquent accounts including assisting with attorney collection activities and requests; preparing monthly reminder statements; monthly reporting of WIP and A/R aging, along with other specialized reports as requested; serve as primary contact for client/vendor set-up process, review and complete various on-line forms and applications including W9’s.

The successful candidate must possess outstanding interpersonal skills, excellent verbal communication skills, and have strong customer service, telephone and research skills. Must be a pro-active self-starter with emphasis on self-initiation and follow-through and be able to work independently as well as in a team environment. Accuracy, excellent organization skills and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment is also required. In addition, the ART&C must display excellent judgment, a commitment to confidentiality and discretion and must possess proficient software skills, including the MS Office Suite and advanced Excel skills. Experience using Aderant software is a plus.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years of collections experience in a law firm or professional services environment. A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Business is desired, but not required.

Shipman & Goodwin LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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